Exploring how to move with a Pay It Forward mindset so the opportunity of opening, receiving and accepting can happen.… Read More How a Pay It Forward Mindset Helps US Move Out of a Zero Sum Life…
By Lara Foster Four Eleven never escapes me. When we planned to go to Hawaii in April (Strawberry Mango Lemonade is a recap) I didn’t even realize we’d be on the island for 4/11. Weeks later, looking at the dates on the calendar, the numbers struck out 4-1-1… Exhaling slowly with acknowledgment the truth settled… Read More The Four One One on the Process of Grief in my Life
Oahu is majestic from the air. Sounds of Hawaiians from earlier days travel through my ears fishing, foraging, swimming, surfing and enjoying life together. The lush green landscape still over powers the expansion of 21st century homes and buildings. I come from a quaint town in Oregon. Even when I travel small, cozy, creative villages… Read More Strawberry Mango Lemonade
“The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear.” -Rumi This week there’s no story. Nothing I feel compelled to report on. Just a quietness and a stillness that I for once have noticed without a reactive crippling uneasiness. Nothing is happening, I’d whisper to myself… Looking around at the eerie quiet. Pin.… Read More When the Stories Don’t Come
I stood in the green pastured lower hay field with completely dry boots feeling optimistic. A week ago there’d been sinking mud in this same spot. Spring Equinox was happening today. Yellow daffodils were poking their heads up at every turn. Pushing myself up the steep hill pinning my heels into the ground through the… Read More The Gang of Three: A Dog, an Owl, and Me
A place that I’ve always wondered about where creativity and fruition intermix. In Hawaiian Kai Lani means, Where the Sea and Sky meet. I can’t help but notice that in this actual physical form it is only a place we can see, only a place we can feel with insight, and only a place we… Read More Kai Lani feels like…
Gretchen and I have known each other for seven years and been together for five of those. Our lives intertwined through gyms, crossfit, grief, healing, happiness, synchronicities, convergences and learning how to co-create dreams. It’s been quite a ride. During our journey we’ve always been able to tap into dreams together. Places we wanted to… Read More We Bought a House!